Job Opportunities

Since its founding in 1982, the Huntington Theatre Company has developed into Boston’s leading theatre company. Bringing together superb local and national talent, the Huntington produces a mix of groundbreaking new works and classics made current. Led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates award-winning productions, runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play development, and serves the local theatre community through its operation of the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. The Huntington is in residence at Boston University.

TO APPLY FOR OPEN POSITIONS PLEASE FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OF EACH DESCRIPTION:

To Apply for the open positions, except for the Part-Time Sales Associate, please:

Interested candidates, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

    Peggy J. Novello, Director of Human Resources
    Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
    281 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115
    Fax: 617 353 8300
    jobs@huntingtontheatre.org

in either MS Word or PDF format with the job title in the message subject.

In addition, the Huntington Theatre Company provides Health, Dental, Life, and Disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick days, and holidays.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 



Promotions and Community Coordinator

The Promotions and Community Coordinator is responsible for the creation and execution of promotions and promotional events to garner attention and generate sales and attendance for Huntington productions.  This individual serves as liaison to many community organizations and outside businesses and groups, establishing and maintaining close relationships with group leaders.

The major responsibilities of the position include:

  • Responsible for identifying target audiences for each production and for the institution as a whole, and developing and executing promotions and promotional partnerships with community organizations, affinity groups, businesses, hotels, restaurants, professional networking groups, and others in order to reach those target audiences.
  • Establishes and maintains close and direct relationships with leaders of diverse and multicultural community groups and promotional partners, and is proactively communicative and responsive to their needs.
  • Plans and executes strategic initiatives to support and grow the Huntington’s various ticket programs, including Community Membership, 35 Below, and group sales to meet marketing sales goals and to increase and diversify the Huntington’s audience.
  • Oversees promotional and community engagement initiatives for each production, including the creation, execution, and promotion of special events and targeted ticket offers. Works closely with outside vendors and partners in a timely, efficient, and effective manner.
  • Represents the Huntington on a regular basis and acts as liaison to various community and business organizations such as the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB), South End Business Alliance (SEBA), the Fenway Alliance, the Greater Boston Concierge Association (GBCA), and others.
  • Participates fully in all marketing events and activities, such as open houses, receptions, and other special events, and acts as a positive, creative, contributing member of the marketing team.
  • Assists the Director of Marketing and Associate Director of Marketing with various projects on an as-needed basis.

Qualifications:  B.A./B.S. or equivalent plus 2 or more years of administrative experience, preferably with a non-profit or arts organization. Successful applicants will possess superb networking skills, excellent attention to detail, as well as the ability to synthesize information quickly, and experience with computer databases and word processing.  The ideal candidate will exude a high-energy, outgoing, confident personal style, have experience working in diverse communities, be culturally sensitive, and have a highly developed sense of humor and excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.  Prior marketing experience working with performing arts groups is preferable; a theatre background is a plus.


Part-Time Box Office/Subscription Customer Service Representative

Responsibilities include customer service, phone and window sales, and general office duties.  We are seeking candidates with availability in the daytime, evenings and weekends so as to provide leadership and customer service at performance curtains. 

Must be self-motivated, detail oriented and have a positive attitude; theatre or box office experience preferred. 

The position pays $10 per hour and offers free tickets to all Huntington Theatre Company productions.

Interested candidates, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

    Peggy J. Novello, Director of Human Resources
    Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
    281 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115
    Fax: 617 353 8300
    jobs@huntingtontheatre.org

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South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA: 527 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02116
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